by Naomi Gold
Evenko and Broadway Across Canada are staging WICKED in Montreal's Salle Wilfrid-Pelletier until August 26, 2012. Composed by Stephen Schwartz and based on Gregory Maguire's 1995 novel, this musical tells the story of the witches of OZ before Dorothy arrived. Stephen Oremus is the music director while orchestrations are by William David Brohn. The book is by Winnie Holzman.
Tickets are available from the Place des Arts box office by calling 514-842-2112 or can be ordered online: http://www.laplacedesarts.com. Prices begin at $52.49 and there are matinee performances on weekends. In addition, there is a daily lottery in which winners can buy orchestra seats for 25$ each, cash only. To enter, go to PdA's wicket 2 1/2 hours prior to showtime and request the WICKED lottery. Winners will be announced 30 minutes later and must present valid photo ID. This drawing is available only in-person at the box office, with a limit of two tickets per person.
Labels: Montreal, music theatre, Preview